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Joseph Horch, 12, of Dubuque, flips off the diving board at Nicholas J. Sutton Pool in Dubuque on Thursday, June 15, 2017. Temperatures have reached the upper 80s to mid 90s all week.

Arboretum & Botanical Gardens: Children’s Spring Party is May 19; Sundaes in the Garden, July 7. dubuquearboretum.net

Crystal Lake Cave: Kids still love exploring caves, don’t they? crystallakecave.com

Derby Grange Golf & Recreation: Batting cages, driving ranges, par-3 course and mini-golf. derbygrangegolf.com

Dubuque Fine Arts Festival: Lots of activities set for the 42nd annual event May 17-19 downtown. dubuque fest.org

Dubuque swimming pools: Flora Pool, 2525 Green St., or Sutton Pool 1900 Hawthorne St. tiny.cc/vwrfjy

Lighted Boat Parade, Port of Dubuque: View colorfully decorated boats on Saturday, Aug. 3. tiny.cc/2x9sjy

Make: Makers’ Faire: The June 8 special event is at the National Mississippi River Museum. rivermuseum.com

Mathias Ham House Ice Cream Social: A Fourth of July tradition for more than 50 years. rivermuseum.com

Sky Tours Zipline: A two-hour guided tour of the old, historic Union Park. skytourszipline.com

Vertical Jump Park: Offers respite from the heat in Kennedy Mall. verticaljumppark.com

For tri-state area family fun things to do, see page 71.

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